• POLICY AND INTELLIGENCE ... Work with us in our drive to make the engineering and advanced manufacturing sectors a UK priority
  • CAREERS PATHWAYS ... Picture Yourself Here: explore the opportunities in the UK's most advanced sectors from Apprenticeships to professional development
  • STANDARDS, QUALIFICATIONS AND FRAMEWORKS ... Your one stop shop for essential resources and information for delivering engineering, science and technology skills
  • SKILLS SOLUTIONS ... Maximise your people, skills and productivity: how Semta can help
  • SEMTA APPRENTICESHIP SERVICE ... A one-stop employer solution for recruiting, developing and mentoring talented apprentices

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Based on our long standing knowledge and expertise in skills for the engineering and advanced manufacturing sector we work hand in hand with policy makers and opinion formers to advise on skills and education policy and help create the optimum environment for sector skills to thrive.

Based on our long standing knowledge and expertise in sector skills – and acting as a focal point for sector employers to define common needs and priorities at macro and micro level – Semta works hand in hand with policy makers and opinion formers to advise on skills and education policy and help create the optimum environment for sector skills to thrive. We hope you will join together with us to strengthen the voice of the sector. 


Live Government Consultations and Inquiries

The UK Government is consulting proposed changes to schools - including a proposal to allow new academically selective schools to be set up and existing selective schools to expand.

You can read the full consultation document here. Semta will be responding - if you would like to feed into the Semta response, please email policy@semta.org.uk.

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Should a Master Craftsperson recognition scheme be adopted in Wales?

Semta is leading on research to establish the viability of adopting a Master Craftsperson recognition scheme in Wales. The findings will be used to evidence recommendations made to the Welsh Government on the feasibility of introducing such a scheme. The research report will be published by the end of the year.

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Semta's Responses to Skills Policy Consultations in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland

Apprenticeships Inquiry (House of Commons, March 2016)

UK Digital Strategy Consultation (BIS, January 2016)

Careers Advice Inquiry (House of Commons, January 2016)

Comprehensive Spending Review: Careers IAG (Treasury, September 2015) 

Productivity Plan Inquiry (House of Commons, September 2015)

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Keep Up to Date with Skills Policy

Keep up to date with the latest skills policy news by reading our regular blog. 

 

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